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Love & Hugs Story Time ONLINE (2021)

Welcome Song: Clap and Sing Hello (to the tune of The Farmer in the Dell
We clap and sing hello, We clap and sing hello, 
With our friends at story time, 
We clap and sing hello! 

We tap and sing hello (tap knees) // We stretch and sing hello (stretch arms up) // We wave and sing hello (wave) 
Source: Storytime Katie 

Song: The Wheels on the Bus

Book: Hugs from Pearl by Paul Schmid

Pearl loves to give hugs. But she’s so prickly her hugs hurt her friends! Can she figure out a solution?

Song/Scarves: Popcorn Kernels (to the tune of Frere Jacques; sing each line twice) 
Popcorn kernels, (wave scarves overhead) 
In the pot. (make scarves ‘disappear’ by bunching them in their fists) 
Shake them, shake them, shake them, (shake) 
’til they POP! (throw scarves into the air) 
Source: Jbrary 

Song/Scarves: One Bright Scarf (to the tune of 10 Little Indians) 
One bright scarf waiting for the wind to blow, (hold in hand) 
Wiggle it high, (wiggle above head) 
Wiggle it low, (wiggle by knees) 
Shake it fast, (shake fast) 
Shake it slow, (shake slow) 
Put it behind your back. (put scarf behind your back) 
Where did it go? (bring out empty hands; shrug) 
Source: Jbrary 

Song/Scarves: We Wave Our Scarves Together (to the tune of For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow
We wave our scarves together, 
We wave our scarves together, 
We wave our scarves together, 
Because it’s fun to do! 

We wave them high, (sing/wave high) 
We wave them low, (sing/wave low) 
We wave them in the middle, 
Because it’s fun to do! 

We throw our scarves together, 
We throw our scarves together, 
We throw our scarves together, 
Because it’s fun to do! 

We throw them high, (throw/sing high) 
We throw them low, (throw/sing low) 
We throw them in the middle, 
Because it’s fun to do! Source: Jbrary 

Book: Hug Me by Simona Ciraolo

All Felipe wants is a hug. But his cactus family doesn’t understand why he needs one. After an unfortunate accident involving a balloon, Felipe moves away. But then he hears crying. Can he help?

Song: Itsy, Bitsy Spider

Song: Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Book: Love Monster by Rachel Bright

Monster lives in a world of cute, cuddly things. Will he be able to find someone who loves him for him?

Goodbye Song: It’s Time to Say Goodbye to All Our Friends (to the tune of She’ll Be Comin’ Round the Mountain When She Comes)
It’s time to say goodbye to all our friends, “Goodbye!” (tap knees) 
It’s time to say goodbye to all our friends, “Goodbye!”
It’s time to say goodbye … wave your hands and wink your eye, (wave, wink) 
Now it’s time to say goodbye to all our friends, “Goodbye!” 
Source: Sunflower Storytime

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